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Love Letters (1983)

A story of love and obsession. A young radio personality who, after her mother dies, discovers she had been having a love affair for 15 years. Now she finds herself recreating her mother's ... See full summary »

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Amy Holden Jones
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Lee Curtis ... Anna Winter
Bonnie Bartlett ... Maggie Winter
Matt Clark ... Chuck Winter
James Keach ... Oliver Andrews
Bud Cort ... Danny De Fronso
Amy Madigan ... Wendy
Brian Wood Brian Wood ... Frank
Phil Coccioletti Phil Coccioletti ... Ralph Glass
Larry Cedar ... Jake
Michael Villella Michael Villella ... Oliver's client
Jeff Doucette ... Hippie #1
Sally Kirkland ... Hippie #2
Betsy Toll Betsy Toll ... Marcia Newell
Lyman Ward ... Morgan Crawford
Shelby Leverington ... Edith Andrews
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Storyline

A story of love and obsession. A young radio personality who, after her mother dies, discovers she had been having a love affair for 15 years. Now she finds herself recreating her mother's romance by getting involved with a married man. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Taglines:

Sometimes It's Right To Do the Wrong Thing.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

My Love Letters See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$550,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$54,862, 29 April 1984, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,269,990
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

After Anna is pulled from the bathroom crying, and she's lying in bed while Oliver sits on the edge of the bed explaining how he feels about his marriage, the boom mic keeps poking in from above. See more »

Connections

Referenced in My Time with Terror with Jamie Lee Curtis (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Prelude #15
by Frédéric Chopin (as Chopin)
Constance Keene, pianist
Protone Records
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Listed as a Thriller for lack of appropriate genre
13 January 2004 | by jeffcoatSee all my reviews

Jamie Lee Curtis looked great stretched across the bed. Her Lover looked appreciative, but the sight of the microphone at the top of the screen destroyed the illusion and any positive impression of the scene. Such lack of care left the entire production lifeless. IMDB lists this movie as a thriller, perhaps because it contains no adventure, action, romance, etc. Waiting for the "thriller" payoff was futile. Without a buildup to the central relationship of the movie, one is left wondering why it occurred. Although the primary difficulty in the relationship is anticipated at length, the encounter that resulted was lacking in tension and passed much too quickly.

If you are not a Jamie Lee Curtis fan you may not want to watch this.


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